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Happy Halloween (Rhyming Acrostic 4)
by Regis Auffray

Friday, October 30, 2009
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This is just for fun. Rhyming acrostics are not easy to come up with.

Happy Halloween   (Rhyming acrostic)

appy children in the street
All are eager here to greet
Pretty girls and handsome lads
Posturing as moms and dads
Young and old happy to meet
Hobgoblins hide among the trees
Among cornstalks rustles the breeze
Lights are dimmed by a chilling fog
Lonely ghosts moan in the bog
Owls call out from the woods
Witches peer from under their hoods
Eyes are glowing in the gloom
Echoes boom as from a tomb
Night is born from this dark womb
© Copyright 2009     Regis Auffray







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Reviewed by lois christensen 8/12/2014
I can imagine this on Halloween night, descriptive, and awesome write.
Reviewed by Inspire Hope 1/30/2010
Interesting Regis what a great gift and talent!
Blessings and the favor of the Lord be upon you.
Be encouraged as you journey along!

Much Love,
Reviewed by Lena Kovadlo 1/16/2010
Wow! What a great Halloween poem. I love the use of orange color for the beginning letter of each line. That's creative on your part. The orange and black color are the colors of Halloween after all. The picture complements the poem well. Oh and you have nailed this acrostic in my opinion. Thanks so much for sharing.

Reviewed by Barbara Terry 11/11/2009
This is cute Reg, and it flows so well too and without wasting a word. Thank you for sharing.

May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and who love you, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your little sister, Barbie.
Reviewed by Jerry Engler 11/10/2009
A poem that greets like a dance in rhythm and rhyme, Regis--goodness, I alliterated. I especially like that comparison of moms and dads as the girls and boys. It is perceptive to note that sometimes they are having more fun out of it than the wee ones.......Jerry
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 11/9/2009
Well, I'm late to the party, but still thank you for this treat.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 11/6/2009
You make it look easy! Great write.
Reviewed by M Flack 11/4/2009
Great poem and great use of the Acrostic.
Hope your Halloween was a fun one.
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 11/4/2009
A belated Happy Halloween to you too Regis. It was too warm here in Florida to be fall and ghouLish weather. I'll be happy to be back in Savannah next year where hot apple cider and Cinnamon sticks greet the adults who accompany the dressed out ghouls and ghosts.Susan
Reviewed by Stephen Pollard 11/3/2009
Regis, Regis, Regis :

You caught & pictured halloween perfectly.

Stephen Pollard
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 11/3/2009
sorry I am late Regis...
I Love Your Rhyming Acrostic as always
now forget the tricks...can I have some treats?
Love & Howling Tasmanian Devil Wolf Hugs
Vickie :)
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 11/2/2009
A Belated Halloween BOO to you did SOOO good with this acrostic...enjoyed the images :o)
Blessings and Love - Micke
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 11/1/2009
EeeeeeeeeeeeeeEEEEE. What a great job you have done, Reg. Would
have been a lot of work for me. Then I wouldn't have come up with
anything to match this shiverer. 's' spooooooooky!!! Runnin t'Hide
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 11/1/2009
ENjoyed this lovely piece!!

Love and Peace
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 11/1/2009
Had me singing a lovely tune...

Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 11/1/2009
A great poem for the season Regis, enjoyed.
Reviewed by JMS Bell 10/31/2009
Reviewed by Nicole Weaver 10/31/2009
I do not celebrate halloween, but I do and always appreciate what you can do with words. Cheer genuis as always mon cher ami.
Avec beaucoup d'amour ton amie
Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang 10/31/2009
Great poem! You worked hard at that!
I love it! Happy Halloween!
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 10/31/2009
Very good, Regis. Not an easy format and you executed it well. Happy Halloween.
Take care,
Reviewed by Leslie Hoffman 10/31/2009
Well-written, non-forced, rhyming acrostic. Not at all easy to write. ~leslie
Reviewed by D Johnson 10/31/2009
Nice writing, enjoyed.

Reviewed by neerja gandhi 10/31/2009
ahhhhhh...just so very much what i needed to hear,just wonderful,loved it...enjoyed it...happy halloween Regis
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 10/31/2009
good darn job Reg, you rhyming and timing, cheers
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 10/31/2009
VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 10/31/2009
Spooky, and fun to read. Well done, Regis. Love and Hugs,
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 10/31/2009
I hope you get a Witch...or two this Halloween, to toss your ashes!


Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 10/31/2009
Love the rhyme in this Regis...and Happy Halloween to you!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/30/2009
Fantastic rhyming acrostic Reg! This really captures Halloween! Have a good one with all treats and no tricks!;-)

Reviewed by Daniel Keith 10/30/2009
Happy Halloween Regis, great poem. It makes me want to be a kid again. May God bless you every day of your life.

Reviewed by Micki Peluso 10/30/2009
Happy Halloween--loved this cute poem and missed you while you were gone!!

Reviewed by Christine Alwin 10/30/2009
Happy Boo Day..this is great Reg!
Reviewed by Bennett Kremen 10/30/2009
This is good fun. No tricks for you, Regis, after this treat.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 10/30/2009
Great Halloween write in the true spirit of this wonderful holiday.
Reviewed by John Bidwell 10/30/2009

Reviewed by kg cummings 10/30/2009
so excellent for the season. Hugs, Kathy
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/30/2009

Happy BOO! Day to you - clever Halloween-y write, very well penned.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 10/30/2009
Great poem and you are correct, rhyming acrostics are tough. Patrick
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 10/30/2009
Wonderful poem, Regis! Loved the fabulous lyrical flow.

Reviewed by Ann Marquette 10/30/2009
Pretty cool Regis, you are so clever.
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 10/30/2009
Nice one Regis. Good job with the whole thing. Happy Halloween.
Reviewed by Juliet Waldron 10/30/2009
Neat rhymes and fun times here. :) & Happy Halloween to you and the modern vamp in your picture--her shoes rock!
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 10/30/2009
Nice Halloween write. Happy Halloween to you....
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/30/2009
Great write, mon ami, c'est magnifique! Happy Boo Day to you too!

(((HUGS))) et amour, ton ami dans Texas, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 10/30/2009
WEll done, enjoyed. LadyJ
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 10/30/2009
perfectly delightful treat for Halloween
Reviewed by Mary Metcalf 10/30/2009
either one if fine with me, unfortunately one ages me and tells my age, the other lets it be know im a star wars fan, i really enjoyed this halloween acrostic
love and hugs
mary etta
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 10/30/2009
Excellent!!! I can hear Basil Rathbone reciting this with sound effect / Basil Rathbone? / Okay, James Earl Jones . . .
Reviewed by Cynthia Borris 10/30/2009
Boo-tifully spelled out!

Reviewed by Susan Smith 10/30/2009
Love it!
I can picture this in an elementary classroom with all the pictures of witches, goblins, ghosts, tombs about it.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 10/30/2009
Very nice job, Regis.
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